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Wildfire Debate Sweeps Through Congress

by Jon Robinson (webmaster) |

reports on "The Healthy Forests Restoration Act".

The House Resources Committee approved a wildfire plan today that supporters say will return forest management to people who know the forests and reduce the threat of wildfires

Democrats on the committee blasted the bill as a timber industry giveaway and said it will do little to contain the wildfire threat.